Tag: The Goods Steps

Goods Step Eight: Reevaluate and Acquire Still Needed Goods

The Goods Steps ~ Step 8: Reevaluate and Acquire Still Needed Goods

Goods Step 8 is the last (and post-wedding) step in a step-by-step guide to acquiring what you need to set up housekeeping.

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Goods Step Seven: Planning What You’re Going to Make

Goods Step 7 ~ Extra: Planning What You're Going to Make

Do you (and your families) have some things you want to make for yourselves or your new home? Make some specific plans!

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Goods Step Seven: Planning What You Are Going to Buy

Goods Step 7: Planning What You're Going to Buy

Okay, now (in step 7, part 1) you’ve decided what you’re going to BUY versus MAKE. Now it’s time to plan your purchases.

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Goods Step Seven: Acquire the Things You Don’t Expect to Receive as Gifts

The Goods Steps ~ Step 7: Acquire the Things You Don't Expect to Receive as Gifts

Some things you won’t get as gifts. What are those things and how will you get them?

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Goods Step Six: Register for Gifts

The Goods Steps ~ Step 6: Register for Gifts

A wedding registry is an optional but common step in the process of getting married . . . and of getting the goods you need to set up housekeeping!

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Goods Step Five: Plan How You Will Get Your Goods

The Goods Steps ~ Step 5: Plan How You Will Get Your Goods

Goods Step 5 is the fifth step in a step-by-step guide to acquiring what you need to set up housekeeping.

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Goods Step Four: Make a List of What You Need to Acquire

The Goods Steps ~ Step 4: Make a List of What You Need to Acquire

Haven’t we already done this? Nope! “Things we need” and “things we need to acquire” are two separate steps!

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Goods Step Three: Consolidate Your Goods

The Goods Steps ~ Step 3: Consolidate Your Goods

This step is about combining your goods. In reality, you may not be able to start literally combining your goods at this early stage. The point is to combine them on paper so you’re working with ONE list of what you need to acquire, and then to combine them physically as you are able to.

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Goods Step Two: Make a List of Everything You Have

The Goods Steps ~ Step 2: Make a List of Everything You Have

This step is to keep you from buying (or registering for) things you already own. It will also help you understand what you own and how well they suit your purposes.

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Goods Step One Extra: Prioritizing and Paring Down Your List

Goods Step One ~ Extra: Prioritizing and Paring Down Your List

So you’ve made a list of everything you need, as described in Goods Step One. If you’ve been thorough, it’s a pretty long list! Probably too long for practicality . . . and your budget.

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